2001 Fall Journal

By: The James Madison Institute / 2001



Message From the Publisher – J. Stanley Marshall
Cover Story
The Role of the Judiciary in a Democratic Republic – Edwin Meese
The courts must use judicial restraint and refrain from substituting their judgment of what laws ought to be or what they think the Constitution ought to say.
Certificates of Need: A Primer on a Program That Needs to Go – Peter Doherty
Florida’s outdated certificate of need process stifles competition, costs taxpayers, and hurts health care consumers. Second in a series.

Competition for Ideas – Tait Trussell
Public policy groups compete for funds from philanthropic foundations and corporations that have drifted left-of-center in their grantmaking.

Netting Out the Vote? – Peter Schorsch
As Florida begins to implement reforms to prevent a recurrence of last November’s presidential election debacle, one author offers online voting as a solution.